Screenwriters Sam Brown and Jack Angelo have been tapped by New Line to pen "Lucky," based on an original idea by New Line exec Mark Kaufman.
New Zealand actor Daniel Gillies will star as Kirsten Dunst's love interest in Columbia Pictures' "Spider-Man 2."
Dana Goldberg has been promoted to exec VP and head of production for Warner Bros.-based Village Roadshow Pictures and inked a new three-year contract.
Michael Imperioli and Mark Perez have signed on to direct exclusively for City Lights Prods., the commercial division of City Lights Media Group.
Patrice Chereau, whose last two films earned him the Silver Bear Award for best director at the Berlin Film Festival, has set his sights on "Hunger," a contemporary adaptation of the Knut Hamsun…
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Former Artisan Entertainment publicity chief Paul Pflug has joined Miramax as Los Angeles-based exec VP of media relations and corporate communications, while his Gotham counterpart Matthew Hiltzik…
Maverick Films has optioned David Nathaniel Titcher and Jack Saltzberg's buddy-action spec "Army Navy Game."
Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai is being tipped as the first Indian actress to sit on the jury of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, which unspools May 14.
Anita Ekberg, immortalized by Italian director Federico Fellini in "La Dolce Vita," will play the lead in "Walter and Virginia," a romantic comedy from Swedish director Suzanne Osten.